In Style Stamps April Blog Hop

Wahoo! It is my first ever blog hop and I am so excited!

In Style Stamps is hosting a blog hop and a forum chat. The chat has already started over at the forum and will run ’til 11pm EST (4am Saturday way past my bedtime!) on the In Style Stamps forum.

For the blog hop the DT have made containers for our ‘Contain Yourself’ challenge 🙂 Here is mine and it is a container for my coloured pencils (been needing one for ages!)


I’ve used the fabulous Melanie on her swing coloured with my promarkers and copics.


Here are some other views for you:

And this last view is of the whole picture before I stuck it onto an empty dried milk powder pot 🙂 I’ve hand stitched the flower stems and stamped butterflies, ladybirds, dragonflies, bees and even a worm. Final touches were made with some Shimmerz paints and some green paper cut out to look like grass 🙂


When you have finished looking at everyone’s work then don’t forget to go back to the In Style Stamp blog to vote for your favorite DT make. Make sure that you leave a comment as well to be in with a chance to win a prize. The voting stays open until 11.59pm EST 25th April (4.59am BST) and the winners announced on the 26th April.

The DT with the most votes also wins a prize 🙂 – Vote For Me! Vote For Me! – Sorry did I say that outloud? LOL!

BUT that isn’t all. There are more contests with prizes going on at the forum now. How can you resist?

So here are all the talented DT blogs to hop to:

Cathy
Jodi-Ann
Joy
Kim G.
Maria
Mary
Melissa
Michelle
Risa
Sandy
Silke
Taylor
Vicky

Don’t forget also that there is a sale on at InStyle Stamps with 20% off, and that means Digi-stamps as well! Just use the code ISSA20009 and put ‘KimD’ in the Special Instructions box.

Enjoy the Hop

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16 Comments

  1. April 24, 2009 / 4:40 pm

    Kim, this is amazing! You really put a lot of time and effort into this, and it really paid off! I love that tree – how creative!

  2. April 24, 2009 / 4:52 pm

    Kim, your project is BEAUTIFUL! I can’t get over all the detailing you put into your project, your sewing is fantastic! Super great job, beautiful image..I love it!
    hugs
    Risa:)

  3. April 24, 2009 / 5:47 pm

    You go girl! Fabulous job.

  4. April 24, 2009 / 6:22 pm

    very cute! love the tree – very creative!

  5. April 24, 2009 / 6:47 pm

    Hey Kim! What an awesome project! I love your container. . .such a fantastic and creative way to store your pencils!! The bead handle is awsome and you did such a gorgeous job coloring Melanie!

    Hope you have a fantastic Friday!!

    maria

  6. April 24, 2009 / 6:51 pm

    Wow! What a great idea! I love all the details you added to this…looks like you really put a lot of time into this! Very, very nice! 🙂

  7. April 24, 2009 / 6:54 pm

    This is gorgeous Kim, love the scene, so detailed!
    Clairex

  8. April 24, 2009 / 7:36 pm

    Very pretty – love how you made the tree!

  9. April 24, 2009 / 7:43 pm

    Very cute and useful! Love the image you used too!
    Hugs,
    Jodi =)

  10. April 24, 2009 / 8:35 pm

    Wow Kim what a fantastic way to cover a milk powder pot, I have a few baby milk one’s LOL may have a go (time permitting) Good luck I will pop to see when I get the chance!!! Hope you are well ♥ HuGs Kim x

  11. April 24, 2009 / 8:36 pm

    gorgeous!

  12. April 24, 2009 / 10:06 pm

    Kim what an amazing project! I betcha your colored pencils are LOVING their new home! I so love the beaded handle! Great work!
    Hugs~ Kim

  13. April 25, 2009 / 12:30 pm

    Wow … you did an awesome job with your container. Love the tree cut out that you made and the beaded handle looks great.

  14. April 25, 2009 / 10:47 pm

    Wonderful container Kim, nicely decorated.

    Joanne x

  15. April 27, 2009 / 6:41 pm

    Well done you did a great job, you got my vote

  16. May 9, 2009 / 11:43 pm

    HELLOOOOOO FROM COSTA RICA I AM ANDREA OF GIRASOLES THANKS FOR THE COMMENT IN MY BLOGS FROM THE PICTURES OF THE DOG .YOUR PROYECTS THAS VERY CUTE…..

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